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Thayer Academy's new

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Alumni App FAQs

Who can use Thayer's Alumni App?

Any Thayer alum can use it. Your information is protected, and only Thayer alumni have access to it.

Which devices support the Alumni App?

The app is currently available for the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices.

How do I get the Alumni App on my Apple iOS device?

  1. From your mobile device (not from a laptop or desktop computer) go to Thayer's Evertrue page.
  2. Download the EverTrue app from the App Store.
  3. Enter Thayer Academy in the Search bar.
  4. Enter the email address that Thayer has on file for you.*
  5. An authentication email will be sent to you. Check your spam box if it's not in your inbox. You can only authenticate on the mobile device where you downloaded the app. It will not work if you try to verify on your computer.
  6. After completing the authentication process, you will have access to the Alumni App.
  7. * (If you don't know which address we have, try the most likely one, and if it doesn't work, contact Assistant Director of Annual Giving Rochelle Ballin '04 (rballin@thayer.org / 781.664.2502).

How do I get the alumni app on my Android device?

  1. From your mobile device (not from a laptop or desktop computer) go to Thayer's EverTrue page»
  2. Download the EverTrue app from Google play.
  3. Enter Thayer Academy in the Search bar.
  4. Enter the email address that Thayer has on file for you.*
  5. An authentication email will be sent to you. Check your spam box if it's not in your inbox. You can only authenticate on the mobile device where you downloaded the app. It will not work if you try to verify on your computer.
  6. After completing the authentication process, you will have access to the Alumni App.

* (If you don't know which address we have, try the most likely one, and if it doesn't work, contact Assistant Director of Annual Giving Rochelle Ballin '04 (rballin@thayer.org / 781.664.2502).

How do I log in once I’ve downloaded the app?

You should log in with the email address Thayer has on file. (If you don't know which address we have, try the most likely one, and if it doesn't work, contact Assistant Director of Annual Giving Rochelle Ballin '04 (rballin@thayer.org / 781.664.2502).

What if I do not receive a confirmation email?

If you do not receive a confirmation email, first check your spam folder. If you don't see it there, it could mean that we don't have an email address on file for you, or that we have a different one. If this is the case, please contact Assistant Director of Annual Giving Rochelle Ballin '04 (rballin@thayer.org / 781.664.2502).

How do I customize my privacy settings?

Unless you indicate otherwise, your contact information will appear as it would in our online Alumni Directory, including name, street, city, state, country, phone number, email address, education, and place of employment. If you have previously asked that your information remain private, it will not appear in the listing.

Once you log in to the Alumni App, you will see all of your contact information. If you wish, you can customize your settings so that certain information will not be viewable by others. To suppress information in your profile, go to My Profile > Suggest an Update at the bottom of the page. Type in the updates you would like to make, then hit Send. Please note that it may take up to 72 hours for changes to appear.

How do I update my contact info?

To ensure that Thayer has your most up-to-date contact information, go to My Profile > Suggest an Update at the bottom of the screen. Type any updates, then hit Send. Please note that it may take up to 72 hours for changes to appear.

How do I search for other alumni?

Enter the person's name in the Search box. If you are unsure of the spelling, type the first 3-4 letters, and the app will pull a list of possible matches.

Can I search for alumni by class?

Yes, just enter the class year in the Search box.

How do I search for alumni nearby?

Select the Alumni Nearby tab, and a map will appear with small icons indicating places where alumni live in your area. Clicking on an icon will open that alum’s listing in the Directory. You can also click the icon in the top right corner of the map to view a list of alumni nearby. To search for an alum in the map feature, click on the Search icon on the bottom of the map.

Are you traveling and looking to visit Thayer alumni in other cities? You can also search across the globe by entering any zip code, city, state, or country. The map feature will show you that location along with alumni in that part of the world. You can also select the filter icon on the map page to narrow your results.

How do I post Class Notes?

Select Class Notes from the sidebar on the left. You'll be brought to Thayer's mobile class notes form.

How do I connect using my LinkedIn and/or Facebook account?

The app allows you to connect and network with other alumni using LinkedIn. You can also connect using your Facebook account. When you first log in to the Alumni App, you will be asked if you would like to connect via LinkedIn and/or Facebook. You can choose one, both, or neither.

If you choose to connect through LinkedIn and/or Facebook, you'll be able to see information that alumni have included in their LinkedIn and Facebook profiles along with the number of connections you have in common. Anything marked as private in Facebook or LinkedIn remains private. If you are not connected to an alum, you will not see any private information or feed, nor will that alum be able to view your private information.

Don’t forget to list Thayer Academy in the education field for your LinkedIn profile, and be sure to join the Thayer Academy Alumni Networking Association!?

If you opt not to immediately connect your LinkedIn and Facebook accounts, you can do so at any time by going to Settings > Manage Accounts. You can also disconnect those settings whenever you'd like.

Can I email or call another alum directly from the app?

Yes, from the Directory tab, click on the Mail or Phone icon at the top of the person's profile. Note: Phone calls can only be made from devices with phone capability.

How do I make a gift to Thayer?

Select Giving from the list in the sidebar on the left.

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